Social Security Number Protection Policy

Social Security numbers are classified as “Confidential” information under the Wells Fargo Information Security Policy. As such, Social Security numbers may only be accessed by and disclosed to Wells Fargo team members and others with a legitimate business “need to know” in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Social Security numbers, whether in paper or electronic form, are subject to physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards, and must be stored, transmitted, and disposed of in accordance with the provisions of the Information Security Policy applicable to Confidential information. These restrictions apply to all Social Security numbers collected or retained by Wells Fargo in connection with customer, employee, or other relationships.